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Residential Home Manager (Accrington)

Full Time

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Dementia Residential Home Manager

Full Time



£40,000 - £44,000 per annum

36 days annual leave entitlement

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Manager to join our family owned and run business. With 21 homes in our portfolio, Dovehaven are an established and growing care group providing residential, nursing and care homes in Southport, Liverpool, Preston, Ormskirk, Leyland and Wigan whilst also specialising in dementia care.

We have been providing this high quality care for our residents for over 30 years and pride ourselves on the happy, welcoming atmosphere in all of our homes. Across all Dovehaven Care Homes, we provide a full range of care for both long term and respite periods.

Addison Court is a purpose-built 48 bed dementia residential care home providing a friendly and companionable place to live.

Conveniently situated in an easily accessible residential area in the centre of Accrington, the home offers a supportive and safe environment with extensive communal space.

Addison Court is a new acquisition for the Dovehaven Group and this exciting opportunity will give the successful candidate the opportunity to commission a new home which was closed by it's previous owners due to under funding.

Dovehaven Group have a proven track record of business change projects and you would be supported by a strong head office team including compliance, maintenance, recruitment, HR, finance and payroll as well as a regional manager to make Addison Court our next success story!!

About the role

You will be responsible for managing and developing high quality services for all our residents, alongside developing and guiding the staff team.

Initially you will be commissioning the home, securing the required staff and residents to build up occupancy and establish the care packages required.

We look for our Registered Managers to instil a culture of care and continuous improvement across the service, actively working with staff, residents and their families, to help shape and develop a centre of excellence for person-centred care.

The successful candidate will ensure the promotion of high standards of care, following CQC guidelines, by ensuring all staff are managed appropriately and the Home runs in a smooth and efficient manner.

Skills and Experience:

Experienced in a dementia residential care environment, you will be able to demonstrate a track record in leading, motivating, managing and developing staff.
Experience in providing specialist care to people living with various stages of dementia and delivering person centred care is essential
You will have a clear understanding of leadership responsibilities in social care and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Proven management experience within the sector and must be qualified
Self-motivated, resilient and well-organised, you will be dependable, able to work well under pressure and flexible to meet the needs of the residents and the Home.
In return we offer:

Competitive Salary - depending on experience
Career development opportunities
Excellent work environment
Paid DBS
Free parking at site
Fortnightly pay
5.6 weeks of paid annual leave
Pension scheme
Comprehensive Induction, training and development via the Dovehaven Training Academy
Supported by a dedicated head office team including Maintenance, HR, Recruitment and Payroll
An enhanced DBS certificate is required for this role.

The Ideal Candidate

As part of our recruitment process you will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS check. Their code of conduct can be found on the following link that you can copy and post to your web browser if you wish to read:

If you feel you have the right values for our family run Company, you will be supported by a programme of induction, training and development throughout your career with us.

Please note if aged 23 and under the hourly rate is £8.36

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